Pest birds can cause damage to roofs, buildings, machinery, vehicles, ventilation systems and much more. Bird droppings and nesting materials may cause structural issues which can become very serious when not corrected right away.
Damage to roofs by droppings. Bird droppings are acidic in nature. It can damage many substrates, especially tar-based roofing materials. Roof damage caused by bird droppings accumulation will eventually cause leaks.
Damage to roofs by bird nests. The rain gutters, drains and corners of roofs are often the favourite nesting places of pigeons, starlings and sparrows. These nest can block the drainage system which can cause standing water and physical damage.
Damage to machinery by droppings. The high acid level of bird droppings can do great damage to air conditioning equipment, industrial machinery, siding, insulation etc. It also exposes workers to a hazardous health-risk when they work on or around the machinery.
Bird nests are fire hazard. The straw, twigs and dried droppings that make bird nests are very combustible. Nests built inside lighted signs or other electrical equipment can start fires.
Bird nests can block ventilation systems. Bird nests built in chimneys and ventilation systems can actually block air-flow which can cause unpleasant conditions. Also, it can spread diseases through the system and raises the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Damage to vehicle finishes by bird droppings. Bird droppings, especially from pigeon and gull, can damage vehicle paint finishes. The acidic bird droppings will eat into the protective coating and the paint itself. The longer it stays on the paint, the more damage it will do.
You can prevent these damages caused by pest bird by having an effective bird control Churchill. If you have a pest bird problem, call for professional pest control.